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North Carolina, Johnston

Special Statement

Statement as of 5:04 PM EDT on August 23, 2017

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2017


... A cluster of developing strong thunderstorms will affect
northeastern Harnett... southwestern wake and Johnston counties
until 600 PM EDT...

At 503 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a cluster of strong
thunderstorms along a line extending from 9 miles east of Clayton to
6 miles west of Smithfield to Angier. Movement was east at 25 mph.

Locations impacted include...
Smithfield, Garner, Fuquay-Varina, Clayton, Angier, Benson, Holly
Springs, Micro, Selma and Coats.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Seek shelter in a nearby building or vehicle. Wind gusts of this
magnitude are capable of producing tree damage, including isolated
instances of knocking down small or weakened trees.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3542 7816 3539 7814 3537 7816 3535 7815
      3534 7822 3532 7824 3540 7872 3543 7884
      3560 7887 3566 7886 3571 7847 3573 7841
      3573 7819 3571 7816 3561 7813 3558 7807
time... Mot... loc 2103z 292deg 23kt 3564 7829 3551 7846 3552 7876


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